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Letter, 1787 March 27, Aix en Provence, [France] to William Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Concerns the map of Virginia that Jefferson wants printed for a book; types of paper it should be printed on and how much the labor will cost to print it; seeds sent by Mr. Francis Eppes which may be rotting in Skipwith's magazine; the acts passed by the Virginia Assembly and the last day that it convenes; commercial arrangements with Monsieur Charles Alexandre de Calonne; William Short as a speaker in Jefferson's name to the bureaux of Charles Alexandre de Calonne and Armand Marc Montmorin de Saint-Herem, Comte de Montmorin; the suicide of Charles Francois,Comte de Simiane; the climate of Aix-en-Provence is very sunny, Jefferson loves it; description of the city; the cleanliness of the city because of the poor soil; olive trees; his reasons for traveling without a servant; the servant from Dijon; regards to Chevalier de Pio and Monsieur Philip Mazzei.
Issued Date: 1787-03-27
Subjects: Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15258
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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